Mike FraneVice President of Product Management for SD-WAN at Windstream EnterpriseSpeaker
Mike Frane is Vice President of Product Management for SD-WAN at Windstream Enterprise, with responsibility for the company’s overall SD-WAN strategy as well as the network and security service portfolios. Since joining the organization in 2008, he’s overseen the launch and lifecycle of products including LTE wireless, Ethernet and MPLS IPsec access elements, Secure WiFi & Analytics, Application Performance Optimization, IPsec VPN and Unified Communications services. Prior to Windstream’s acquisition of EarthLink, Mike led the launch of EarthLink’s SD-WAN service; their most successful product introduction in over a decade. Mike has a BS in Genetics and Cellular Biology from the University of Minnesota and was involved in gene therapy research at the Institute of Human Genetics before entering the telecommunications industry as a business analyst for an investment firm based in the Pacific Northwest.